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"Nematopogon" was also invalidly established by Agassiz in 1847 as an unjustified emendation for the fungus moth genus Nemapogon.

Nematopogon is a genus of the fairy longhorn moth family (Adelidae). Among these, it belongs to subfamily Nematopogoninae, of which it is the type genus.[1]

Adult Nematopogon metaxella
at Commanster (Belgian Ardennes)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Adelidae
Subfamily: Nematopogoninae
Genus: Nematopogon
Zeller, 1839
Type species
Nematopogon schwarziellus
Zeller, 1839

Several, see text

Selected speciesEdit

Species of Nematopogon include:[verification needed][2]


  1. ^ Pitkin & Jenkins (2004)
  2. ^ FE (2009), Wikispecies (2010-MAY-09)


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